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Mayhem and Magick

At Midnight we perform our solemn Samhain Celebration and invoke a time of magick.

The MoonPath Chapter of CUUPS presents

The Sixteenth Annual

Witches Ball

Saturday October 25, 2014

Doors open at 7:30 PM

10:10 PM - The Druids Rite with Ash The Silent

11:15 PM - Raffle Drawing

11:30 PM Costume Contest with great prizes

Midnight begins The Samhain Ritual Circle with MoonDay and Shaper Honoring the Dark Goddess, Drumming and a Bonfire (outside). Memorial Wreath will be cast into the Sacred Fire. You may also Light Candles for your Departed Loved Ones.

This Year's Theme:

Magick and Mayhem

Seasonal Garb Encouraged!

Yes, there will be a costume contest!

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We expect 400+ people to attend our gala. There will be costume contests, dancing, readers, lights on our labyrinth, ongoing evening ceremonies.

Among us will be coven members, solitaries, the experienced, the seekers, and the curious. We expect respectful behavior from everyone.

At The Witches Ball, you will be dancing to music by DeeJay Izrafel that will be raucous and magickal. Vending and Readings and More. Moon Path Merchant - KING OF CUUPS CATERING - Smiling Sun Silver - Sword and Swan - Readers will be available for your divining pleasure.

We will hold an Attunement Ritual in the Memorial Garden. There will be lights on the labyrinth for walking.

At 10:15 pm, we will perform a Druid Rite with Ash the Silent.

Bring your drums/musical instruments for the drum circle. Bring your lawn chairs to sit outside under the stars

We will enjoy Celtic Mayhem the popular American Renaissance Festival music group.  They draw upon classic ballads and bawdy humor, drawn both from the local taverns and the halls of the nobility. They will be performing an opening set and then reprise with the magick of the season.

Celtic Mayhem is well know to South Florida audiences. They have released 8 recordings and perform live primarily where Pagan folk gather.

At midnight, we spin the Wheel of the Year. We retell the story of this season as we stare into the Fire of Transformation.

Perhaps we will be greeted by Spirit Dancers as we enter the Underworld and our Ritual Space.

We will have drums and bonfires. We will light candles for our departed loved ones and reach out to them through sacred fire.

Cost of the Ball, $20 at the door. 

Kids Free when accompanied by parents and, yes, they are parents' responsibility. Bring your favorite beverage. We have one food vendor, some readers, and more. Ritual garb and/or costumes are encouraged. NO PHOTOS AT RITUALS! No photos elsewhere without consent of all those included, even in background. Some of us are still closeted. Shhhhh!

Location: We gather at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Lauderdale, 3970 NW 21 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale. See the map.

Read about a previous Witches ball in The Forum.  Download this story in PDF Format 1.1 meg.

Perhaps it's time to come out of the broom closet?

Lady Rachel

Join us for our next Samhain Celebration, October 25th, 2014,
For Here, There May Be Witches!

 

 


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